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Patient Stories

We don’t judge our success; we let our patients do that for us. From clinical accomplishments to stories of care, here’s what some of our patients and their families have to say.

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  • Mark Balestreri, Knee Replacement 10/24/2012

    Read about what it's like having a knee replacement at Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital from former minor league football player Mark Balesteri.

  • Jim M., Hip Replacement 10/23/2012

    Before his hip replacement, Jim experienced pain so bad he needed help getting dressed and couldn't drive. Read about his experience.

  • Sandi Meier, Foot Surgery 10/23/2012

    Sandi wasn't about to let a broken foot keep her from an active lifestyle. Learn why she chose Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital for foot care.

  • Michael Lietke, Elbow Arthroscopy 10/22/2012

    After two surgeries and continued pain, firefighter Michael Lietke turned to Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital for arthroscopic elbow surgery.

  • Robert Dorn, Total Knee Replacement 10/22/2012

    After having total knee replacement surgery at Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Bob finally found relief from years of pain. Read about his experience.

  • Christine Gillis, Radiofrequency Ablation 10/19/2012

    After having hip pain for over a year, Christine chose to have radiofrequency ablation at the Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital.

  • Jeff Thomson, Total Shoulder Replacement 10/19/2012

    After a one-hour surgery, nearly two decades of chronic shoulder pain and complications from a previous surgery were wiped away. Read Jeff's story.

  • Lindsay Mihalko, Knee Arthroscopy & Reconstructive Surgery 10/19/2012

    After dislocating her right knee, Lindsay turned to us for physical therapy, arthroscopic surgery and further knee treatments. Read her story.

  • Reid Crawford, ACL & Meniscus Repair 10/19/2012

    After ACL and meniscus injuries, hockey player Reid Crawford chose Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital for minimally invasive knee surgery. Read his story.

  • Camille Veltri, Epidural Steroid Injections 10/18/2012

    Camille, diagnosed with Spondylolisthesis seven years ago, is now pain free thanks to epidural steroid injections. Read her story.

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